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Dr Birsha Ohdedar firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us for this online workshop, which aims to bring together scholars to support the development of research.
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together scholars at an early stage in their careers to support the development of research on critical perspectives on global law and the environment. The workshop will be hosted by the School of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex and held entirely online.
The workshop calls for papers that use innovative or (broadly) alternative approaches to the study of the relationship between global law and the environment.
This includes, but is not limited to, perspectives that examine:
The workshop will be held via video conference over 2 days, with 8 to 10 papers selected.
The workshop will bring together early career academics (up to 5 years post-PhD) and (late-stage) PhD researchers.
Each paper will receive comments and feedback from senior academic(s) as discussant(s), as well as other workshop participants who are expected to have read each other’s papers.
The best papers presented at the workshop will be considered for a Symposium in the Asian Journal of International Law, subject to the journal’s review process and criteria of having a significant transnational or international component, in line with the journal’s focus.
Professor Carmen G. Gonzalez, Morris I. Leibman, Professor of Law at Loyola University of Chicago, will deliver a keynote address on the topic of racial capitalism and global environmental law. Carmen Gonzalez (BA, Yale University and JD, Harvard Law School) is a world-renowned expert in international environmental law, human rights and the environment, environmental justice, and food security. Recent publications include International Environmental Law and the Global South (Cambridge University Press 2015) and Energy Justice: US and International Perspectives (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018). She previously taught at Seattle University School of Law.
Abstracts of no longer than 500 words must be sent for consideration by 1 December 2020.
To submit an abstract, please write to Dr Birsha Ohdedar, email@example.com with the subject heading ‘Early Careers Workshop 2021’. Along with your abstract, please include name, affiliation/institution, stage of career (number of years post-PhD, or PhD stage).
Successful applicants will be notified in early January 2021.
Any questions can be directed to Dr Eliana Cusato: firstname.lastname@example.org, Dr Emily Jones: email@example.com, Judith Bueno De Mesquita: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr Birsha Ohdedar: email@example.com.